Full Stack Software Engineer, Product

| Greater NYC Area
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DESCRIPTION

The Full Stack Software Engineer, Product will play a pivotal role in developing Splendid Spoon’s strategic technical vision and turning that vision into a reality. It’s an ideal role for any developer who loves to code but who also wants to take the next step in their career to build and lead his or her own team. Working closely with product management and Splendid Spoon’s leadership team, The Full Stack Software Engineer, Product will wear the hats of: architect, software developer, and site administrator while being responsible for the quality of our technical deliverables.

Learning & doing: within 3 months, you will…

  • Help transition the ownership of Splendid Spoon’s codebase and techstack from external agency to internal team.
  • Maintain the day to day operations of our web infrastructure including uptime of servers and databases.
  • Help field a low volume of customer support request tickets that require manual intervention.
  • Aid in implementing soft launches of new meal categories and exploratory AB testing of meal plan designs and messaging.
  • Manage analytics data for business intelligence and key metric tracking.
  • Collaborate with Splendid Spoon staff to creatively solve business problems and take advantage of market opportunities

Building: within 6 months, you will…

  • Contribute to the product vision and aid in estimating product roadmap.
  • Use Agile practices to develop features aimed at improving our competitive advantage and deepening our customer loyalty.
  • Liaise with 3rd party vendors to integrate with technology platforms that provide (1) a seamless experience for our customers (i.e. shipping, SMS notifications), and (2) key data and insights for the Splendid team (i.e. customer relationship management, business intelligence).
  • Manage the productivity of our technology team (internal and external) to ensure timely delivery of projects and issue resolution.

Mastering: within 12 months, you will...

  • Provide expert advice on all aspects of Splendid Spoon's technical product.
  • Recommend emerging technologies and best practices in our development, deployment and QA processes.
  • Document and resurface tech debt opportunistically to balance speed of execution with long term viability of code.
  • Drive the evolution of our technology team - making data-based recommendations to leadership for hiring and/or contracting additional engineering resources. Educate, mentor, and train additional team members.

REQUIREMENTS

The skill set: you have...

  • 4-7 years’ experience with:
    • Writing HTML, CSS,JavaScript, and Python & Django; being up to date on the latest practices and frameworks is a must (e.g HTML5, CSS3, and ECMAScript 6, React/Redux (minimum))
    • Database design and management, including being up on the latest practices and associated versions of PostgreSQL and Redis.
    • Cloud hosted server management and deployment preferably with experience using Heroku & CircleCI.
  • Thorough understanding of user experience and user interface implementation. Ideally, a base level of understanding and appreciation for product strategy.
  • Experience with Celery or asynchronous task queues / message passing concurrency.
  • Experience implementing testing platforms for end-to-end tests and unit tests.
  • Proficiency with Git & GitHub.
  • Appreciation for clean and well documented code.
  • Experience with user and A/B testing.
  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

Qualifications: you are...

  • Passionate about improving the human experience through clean, delicious food!
  • Reliable, responsive and communicative team player who is willing to collaborate closely with our product team and external technical contractors.
  • Resilient and focused in all-hands on deck situations.
  • An excellent problem solver who can easily identify alternatives, evaluate trade offs, and recommend a path forward.
  • Equal parts scrappy and strategic; comfortable executing details of the day-to-day and zooming out to the big picture.
  • A code review maverick who is willing to mentor and lead others in time.
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Location

Located in Brooklyn within walking distance from some of the best yoga studios, restaurants/coffee shops, and the L, G, J, M, and Z trains.

An Insider's view of Splendid Spoon

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Splendid Spoon office vibe is a great balance of work and play. Our team is always focused on building the great company that we work for, but doesn't forget to keep the atmosphere fun and light hearted. We value our relationships with each other by prioritizing lunch, yoga, and other group activities.

Julian

VP of Operations

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We are a small team and value open communication and regular check-ins as tools for collaborating on larger projects. Regardless of our individual roles and functions, everyone is a part of the larger Splendid team and works closely to achieve our broader goals.

Isaac

Customer Experience Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

I was hired 4.5 years ago to help with administrative tasks and samplings at events. As we grew I wore many hats - soup chef, customer support agent, operations director, and product developer. With each position I was encouraged to take risks & was fully supported when things went well and when they didn’t. Today I focus 100% on our food product.

Rene

Director of Product

What is your vision for the company?

I created Splendid Spoon for anyone who was sick of fad diets and ready to improve their relationship with food. My hope is that our ready-to-eat, plant-based meal plans will help people reconnect to the power of good food, and my vision for the company is to create a collaborative space that values wellness, transparency, and growth.

Nicole

CEO & Founder

What makes someone successful on your team?

At Splendid Spoon, our most successful team members are creative, collaborative, and eager to innovate the wellness space. We are all passionate about food + health and are committed to creating a truly unique product, experience, and place to come to work every day.

Sarah

VP of Brand

What are Splendid Spoon Perks + Benefits

Splendid Spoon Benefits Overview

Share space with a tight-knit crew that's passionate about eating well and feeling good. In addition to a competitive salary and subsidized health benefits, you'll have all the soup and smoothies you can eat, team yoga and meditation classes, and lots of time with our office dogs.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
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